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Bread Architect presented three tried and tested gluten-free sourdough bread kits (Bread Worth Sharing) with his unique starter culture to Woolworths last week. Chris is also finding his recipes being used the world over, including in bakeries in Copenhagen Spain, and the UK.

Campo de Flori has been actively engaged in her community, organising Art Trails, and 4 Workshops in June on olive oil tasting. Lisa has also been developing lavender infused products and has been nominated for a Delicious award for her culinary lavender again. 

Coaldale Walnuts have recently undertaken their family succession planning (welcome Sophie and Brad and kids), celebrating with an Open Day for people to come and scrump walnuts and enjoy a picnic.

Guide Falls Farm are taking on up to 12 new staff, including a butcher and a chef for their new commercial kitchen and restaurant.  

New Norfolk Distillery have launched two more products – bringing the total to 6 spirits and liqueurs. They have recently held a Fresh Hop Festival and will be opening a larger Pop Up Providore in New Norfolk shortly, as well as venturing to Salamanca Market, we hear.

Devils Own at Agfest

Our Cultivators continue to grow, with new products being developed, tested, branded, packaged and presented to buyers (and listed!). New workshops, art trails and expansions are happening all the time. 

Here’s a summary of some:

Coaldale Walnuts Open Day

Red Cow Organics has recently had their Garlic and Herb Persian Fetta accepted into 14 Tassie Woolworths stores (from October, 2021). 

Sanyou Baijiu (the new name for Ian Sypkes’ Noya spirits) will launch in a new, sophisticated and target customer tested brand and bottle in August, 2021 ( . This comes hot on the tails of a large expansion of his fermentation and distillation facility in Launceston in 2020.

Soyoyoy Foods are establishing the new commercial kitchen in Kettering – with a new tofu machine en route, which will turn their volumes upside down.

Thai Larder presented three new Vegan Thai curry sauces made from around 70% Tasmanian ingredients to Woolworths this week – ongoing work will focus on extending shelf-life. 

Two of our Cultivators were at AgFest this year: The Devil’s Own Ice Creamery and New Norfolk Distillery

Come and meet, taste and talk with all our Second Crop of Cultivators at Second Harvest at Mount Gnomon Farm, North-West Tasmania on the 2nd of July.

First Harvest Snapshot